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Table 3 Alpha diversity indices

From: Comparative analysis of the oral microbiota between iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA) patients and healthy individuals by high-throughput sequencing

Variable (average)IDA group(n = 24)Control group(n = 24)P valueQ value
Shannon4.2296 + 0.334294.0145 + 0.576350.12060.1369
Simpson0.031698 + 0.0128670.052236 + 0.037460.0145*0.02541*
Ace306.57 + 61.323331.86 + 54.1770.13690.1369
Chao 1303.12 + 63.103331.88 + 55.6890.10090.1369
Shannon evenness0.76831 + 0.0353440.71767 + 0.0867830.0111*0.02541*
Simpson evenness0.14538 + 0.0405990.1086 + 0.0577680.0141*0.02541*
  1. Q value: corrected P value; correction method: FDR; * 0.01 < P ≤ 0.05